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Berlin

Skittish Schumann and majestic Bruckner with Jansons and the Berlin Phil

By , 25 January 2018
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Berlin

Heroic resignation: a superb Mahler 9 from Haitink and the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 02 December 2017
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Hong Kong

Mixed performances from Simon Rattle and the Berlin Phil in Hong Kong

By , 10 November 2017
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Berlin

Blurred lines: Peter Sellars' half-baked semi-staging mars a fine performance of The Cunning Little Vixen

By , 12 October 2017
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Berlin

Popularity contexts: rare Strauss and Rachmaninov pitted against Shostakovich at the Philharmonie

By , 18 May 2017
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Berlin

Shades of heroism: thrilling Shostakovich and Strauss at the Philharmonie

By , 12 May 2017
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Berlin

Grand designs: Rattle conducts Bruckner 8 at the Philharmonie

By , 05 May 2017
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Berlin

Winding voices: Jansons places the clarinet centre stage in Berlin

By , 27 April 2017
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Berlin

Zukerman and Mehta take it easy in Elgar and Tchaikovsky

By , 09 March 2017
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Berlin

The New American Gospel: John Adams in Berlin

By , 27 January 2017
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Berlin

Ghosts of past and present at Berlin's Philharmonie

By , 09 December 2016
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Berlin

Rides in a fast machine: precision-engineered Adams, Bartók and Tchaikovsky from Alan Gilbert and the Berlin Phil

By , 02 December 2016
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Berlin

A concert of two halves from Iván Fischer and the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 26 October 2016
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Berlin

Serious virtuosity from Lugansky, Sokhiev and the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 13 October 2016
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Berlin

Bernard Haitink’s celestial Schubert and mystical Mahler in Berlin

By , 06 October 2016
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London

Prom 66: Revelatory and exhilarating Brahms and Dvořák from the Berlin Phil

By , 03 September 2016
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London

Prom 64: Rattle and the BPO find beauty in Boulez and magic in Mahler

By , 02 September 2016
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Baden Baden

Ocean voyage of Tristan und Isolde in Baden-Baden

By , 28 March 2016
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Baden Baden

“Alle Menschen werden Brüder”: Sir Simon Rattle at Baden-Baden's Easter Festival

By , 21 March 2016
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New York City

Maestro Rattle cooks up a fresh Ninth with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Westminster at Carnegie Hall

By , 21 November 2015
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New York City

Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker in superb performances of Beethoven 2 and 5

By , 18 November 2015
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Berlin

Exuberant playing as the Berliner Philharmoniker's Beethoven cycle begins

By , 03 October 2015
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Milan

Devastating Bruckner meets Janáček with the Berliner Philharmoniker's return to Milan

By , 02 May 2015
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Berlin

Highway to Hell: La Damnation de Faust with the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 10 April 2015
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Amsterdam

Berliner Philharmoniker’s staggering Mahler Second at the Concertgebouw

By , 17 February 2015
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London

Mahler to remember closes the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle's London residency

By , 15 February 2015
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London

The Berliner Philharmoniker enthralls with Sibelius' last symphonies

By , 12 February 2015
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London

Commitment to contrast: Rattle and the Berlin Philharmoniker continue their Sibelius cycle

By , 11 February 2015
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London

Powerhouse Sibelius launches Berlin residency at The Barbican

By , 10 February 2015
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Berlin

Exquisite string playing in changed Berlin Philharmonic programme

By , 18 December 2014
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Berlin

Striking Mahler 6 from Berlin Philharmonic under substitute Daniel Harding

By , 04 December 2014
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Berlin

The return of a legend: Martha Argerich at the Philharmonie

By , 27 November 2014
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Prague

A euphoric Ninth in Prague commemorates the fall of the Berlin Wall

By , 15 November 2014
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Berlin

A fine evening of Handel at the Berlin Philharmonic

By , 29 October 2014
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New York City

Collective meditation: Berlin Philharmonic’s St Matthew Passion touches the soul

By , 07 October 2014
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New York City

Berlin Philharmonic launches Carnegie Hall Gala with vodka rather than Champagne

By , 01 October 2014
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Berlin

A fine finish to the Berlin Philharmonic’s Brahms/Schumann cycle

By , 26 September 2014
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Berlin

The Berlin Philharmonic's Schumann/Brahms Cycle part 2: not flawless, but finished strongly

By , 24 September 2014
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Berlin

Rattle's Schumann and Brahms at the Philharmonie: insightful but flawed

By , 20 September 2014
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Berlin

Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic triumph in opening concert of Schumann/Brahms Cycle

By , 18 September 2014
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London

An astonishing staging of the St Matthew Passion

By , 06 September 2014
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London

Berliner Philharmoniker casts a Russian spell over the Proms

By , 05 September 2014
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Berlin

A rift between musicians and audience: the Berliner Philharmoniker’s memorial concert for Claudio Abbado

By , 18 May 2014
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Berlin

Haitink 1 - 3 Berlin Philharmonic: the score for Bruckner's “Romantic”

By , 15 March 2014
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Berlin

Second time around: Alan Gilbert and the Berliner Philharmoniker at Musikfest Berlin

By , 12 September 2013
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Berlin

Force and litheness: Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker at Musikfest Berlin

By , 07 September 2013
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Paris

A transfigured afternoon at Salle Pleyel with the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle

By , 01 September 2013
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Berlin

Hope in adversity: The Berlin Philharmonic and Radio Choir perform Tippett and Dean

By , 26 April 2013
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Oslo

A celebration of sound: The Berlin Philharmonic in the Oslo Opera House

By , 15 November 2012
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London

Prom 64: Brahms and Lutosławski with the Berliner Philharmoniker

By , 31 August 2012
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